Smuggling

Ukrainian Border Guard Detains Two Chinese Nationals Accused Of Smuggling Babies

The Ukrainian State Border Guard, which has been managing the flow of refugees, posted an update to their official Facebook feed confirming rumors that two Chinese nationals had been detained for attempting to exit the country with Ukrainian babies. “Two citizens of China tried to cross from Ukraine to Romania on foot with two tiny…

Zimbabwe Loses $1.5 Billion Annually To Gold Smuggling

A report published Tuesday by the International Crisis Group calculates that cash-strapped Zimbabwe is losing at least $1.5 billion a year through the smuggling of gold, mainly to traders in Dubai. The figure is higher than the government’s own estimates of $1.2 billion a year lost through the illicit gold trade, according to Bloomberg. “Estimates…